First and second for Mallinsons

ELEVEN members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 166 birds to race from Billericay on Saturday.

Liberated into a west south west wind, the winning pigeon owned by S Mallinson and son, took 3 hrs 48 minutes to fly the 204 miles.

Results: 1-2-4-5-6-8-9-10 S Mallinson and son (1569.394, 1569.394, 1554.907, 1554.907, 1553.563, 1538.487, 1535.748, 1532.800); 3-7 A Richardson (1565.409, 1550.530); 11 L Winspear (1527.796); 12 J Noble & Son (1518.502).

S Mallinson & Son win A B C D & star pool with the winning bird.

Bonus ball winner no 39 R W Winspear (Foxy).